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TheHistoryProject - Fred Mooney – Labor Leader and Author: Part 1- The West Virginia Mine Wars


As we observe the 100th anniversary of the West Virginia Mine Wars, we examine the people and events of that great struggle. Part 1 examines Fred Mooney, a UMW leader whose autobiography chronicled the events, creating a record of the largest labor uprising in American history.

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